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Now a Reality: How To "3D-Print" A Semi-Automatic Rifle

Gun Control? - How To "3D-Print" A Semi-Automatic Rifle
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-04-01/gun-control-how-3d-... [video at link.]
As the furor over gun control fades from the front pages - and therefore from politicians need to actively participate en masse - it appears there is a rather large loophole that could change things considerably. As this clip shows, Cody R Wilson, a 25 year old University of Texas Law student, has figured out how to print a semi-automatic rifle from the comfort of his own home. Wilson is an advocate for the open source production of firearms using 3D printing technology and it is forcing the US legal system to catch up and control this new technology. From the constitution to the legal system and from the manufacture and test-firing of 3D-printed gun, this clip is intriguing to say the least.


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They should try hemp resin its 10 x stronger than steel

to make the barrel.... henry ford did it and he changed the world with the same enemy on his mind as well... round 2?

A true flower can not blossom without sunlight and a true man can not live without love.

He doesn't print the

He doesn't print the semi-automatic rifle; he prints the lower receiver. Every thing else needs to be purchased or machined; especially the barrel.

Cody even said in the interview with Alex Jones that when they do finally print an entire gun, it will only be capable of firing very few rounds before the heat renders the plastic barrel and chamber useless.

AJ Interview Link


"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."


There is no duration defined in the Oath

Jefferson's picture


embedded the youtube for you Steve.

This guy is interesting. I haven't met him yet, but a friend of mine just gave him a magazine to model for the AR-10.

SteveMT's picture

Thanks, Jefferson. This thing makes my want to get a 3-D unit.

I couldn't embed from my day location. Appreciated.